Month: December 2013

The Value of a Periodontal Cleaning

Prevention is an important aspect of your periodontal (gum) care. Your Encinitas periodontist, Dr. Ann Kania, can repair and rebuild severely damaged periodontal tissue (gums) using innovative methods and technology, including lasers. However, Dr. Kania explains that the true purpose of expert periodontal care should be to prevent disease and the need for extensive treatment…. Read more »

Examining Your Periodontal Health

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is one of the most common dental diseases in the world today. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most destructive, and its advanced form, periodontitis, is the leading cause of adult tooth loss in the United States. Periodontal disease is most likely to develop in a susceptable host in the midst… Read more »